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IBM Cloud Partner News - August 2023

By Georgina Bhoyar posted Thu August 03, 2023 03:15 AM


Technology News and Product Updates

Partnering to empower payments in the cloud. Business Partners CLAI Payments and FNTS collaborate to bring encryption as a service to IBM Power Virtual Server. Read the case study.

Advance Sustainability Objectives with IBM Cloud Carbon Calculator. IBM launched a new tool to help enterprises track greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across cloud services and advance their sustainability performance throughout their hybrid, multicloud journeys. Read the press release.

Automate SAP S/4HANA infrastructure deployment on IBM Power Virtual Server with deployable architectures. IBM Power Virtual Server deployable architecture on SAP is now available in the IBM Cloud Catalog. Read the blog and join the new SAP on Cloud community to receive the latest updates.

Anycloud Backup 365 on IBM Cloud Marketplace. Companies can now back up data from Microsoft 365 to the IBM Cloud for data protection. A key differentiator is that while Microsoft provides 30 days of retention, Anycloud Backup 365 offers retention for up to 10 years. Read and amplify the blog.


IBM Power Virtual Server promotion and incentives for 2023  include Business Partner Rewards, Free Trial, Public Promotion and Build Funds. Click here for more information. 

Get USD 1,000 off 4th Gen Intel Xeon technology on IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers. Use code "SAPPHIRE1000" at checkout. The promotion is only valid on new orders until Dec 31, 2023.

VPC1000 promo code for USD 1000 in credits

Consume USD 1000 credits against Bare Metal for VPC or any of these VPC resources, including Block Storage for VPC, Virtual Server for VPC, Load Balancer for VPC, and Virtual Private Cloud. Expires Dec 31 2023, or until supplies last.

IBM Cloud Sales Play Promos
Strategic Sales POCs to drive wins with Cloud Sales Plays plus skilled Service teams to quickly close deals are available for ROKS & IBM Cloud Satellite, VMware and SAP.

IBM Cloud free tier includes a free IBM Cloud® Account, 40+ always-free products and USD 200 credit.

Marketing Events

August 16 - Think Sao Paulo | Register here
August 21-24 - VMware Explore | Event Page  
Sept 12: Think Mumbai | Event Page

Sept 14: Think Milan | Event Page

Sept 18 - 21: Sibos 2023| Seismic Page

Sept 18 - 21: Fast Company Innovation Festival | NYC | Event Page

Sept 20:  Think Japan | Event Page

Sept 25 - 28: Mobile World Congress US | Seismic Page

Partner Enablement

Cloud Masterclass sessions in August and September
When buyers understand the business value of your offer, deals close faster at higher average order values.

Attend the Cloud Masterclass for Partners and empower your sales and presales teams with the knowledge and skills needed to seize cloud opportunities and drive revenues for your business.

August 16: Accelerate SAP ERP modernization with IBM Cloud for SAP
September 20: Leverage the Growth of Unstructured Data with IBM Cloud Object Storage
September 28: Speed time to insight with IBM Cloud HPC

Training and Certification

IBM Center for Cloud Training has updated IBM Cloud ASRE training to make it even better with shorter, more relevant courses that are faster to complete and keep you focused on the content you need to know. Click here for more information.

Now it’s easier to certify as a Professional Developer with shorter training time, 2 badges, updated certification exam. Check out the improved learning experience and boost your career. 

Visit IBM Cloud for Partners website for more information.


1 comment



Thu August 03, 2023 06:00 PM

Thank you @Georgina Bhoyar for sharing the latest partner news with our Cloud Community.